Ghana’s forest cover is virtually gone?
At independence, this nation had 8.2 million hectares of tropical rain forest. Now we may not have one million of this left.
We have lost more than 90 percent of our forest cover in half a century of self-government. As a people, we have contrived to deny ourselves the resources with which to push our development agenda.
Officially, about 200 timber companies are under license to trade in trees. But, this figure pales into insignificance, compared to the number of unlicensed agents competing among themselves to deplete our forests. (...)
About Ghana's Forests and Timbers:
A FAO's Case-Study:
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Informazione di base:
Diritti umani in Ghana:
TED - Jarreth Merz: Filming democracy in Ghana:
Sul boom economico del Ghana: